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Naomi Shelton

Naomi Shelton And The Gospel Queens Return May 6!

Last year Naomi Shelton and The Gospel Queens raised the roof of the Next Stage Theater, bringing the full house to its feet after the first song and keeping them dancing until the end of the show.  This year the group returns May 6 to work its magic once again, and The Next Stage will be clearing out the front seats to accommodate the dancers. […]

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Next Stage Welcomes Back Cheryl Wheeler

This just in from Barry Stockwell – It’s hard to believe that it’s been 2 1/2 years since we last presented contemporary folk singer/songwriter, comedienne extraordinaire and Twilight Music favorite Cheryl Wheeler at Next Stage. Cheryl had so much fun with our peeling theater ceiling paint, makeshift stage risers, uncomfortable pews etc, I wonder how […]

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Samirah-Evelyn

Vocalists Samirah Evans and Evelyn Harris paying tribute to Nina Simone and Etta James

Originally published in The Brattleboro Reformer Thursday, February 11, 2016. By Dave Madeloni – Special to the Reformer Vocalists Samirah Evans and Evelyn Harris in Putney PUTNEY >> I suspect that I am not the only one who was mesmerized by the Oscar nominated documentary “What Happened Miss Simone.” The next day I went searching […]

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